More than half of pet owners plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day with their furry friends, survey reveals

MILLIONS of pet owners intend to romanticize their dogs this Valentine’s Day – by taking them out to dinner, cooking a culinary feast and cuddling before a movie.

A poll of 2,000 cat owners found that 56% plan to celebrate February 14 with their furry friend.

More than half of pet owners intend to mark Valentine's Day with their furry friend


More than half of pet owners intend to mark Valentine’s Day with their furry friendCredit: Getty

Taking the dog for a romantic walk, putting something they like on the TV, and letting them share a bed are also things owners plan to do with their pets on the big day.

While one in 10 will cook a meal fit for a king – or a dog – in an effort to pamper them with their favorite pet food.

Giving them belly rubs and ear scratching, buying them a new toy and making a pet-friendly cake also made it to the top 20 list.


Spokesperson for company, which commissioned the study to mark the launch of a new scratch card in support of pet charity Blue Cross, said: “It really shows we’re willing to go the extra mile for our friends. his feathers.

“It is great to see so many owners giving their pets so much attention and care, especially during the love season.

“Even though the dogs and cats don’t know what Valentine’s Day is, I’m sure they appreciate their effort.”

Research also shows that 8 out of 10 people tell their pets how much they love them, with 49% doing so regularly.

But companionship, unconditional love, and stress relief are the best things about having an animal companion.

More than half (56%) envy the life their pets have and 53% would even swap lives with their furry friend.

Up to 93% know exactly when their pet is happy, and 8 out of 10 people will go to great lengths to make sure their cat or dog is happy.

And seeing their pets happy makes 99% of respondents happy.

Its owners also emerged spending an average of £118 a year on food and gifts for their cat or dog.

Nearly four out of the first 10 have their pets because they are so loving and for companionship.

While two-thirds think their pets show more love and affection than their partners, according to OnePoll research, according to OnePoll research.

“We only know too well how loved and supported people are by the love of pets and this new survey really,” said Mary Haisman, corporate partnerships manager at Blue Cross. show this.

“It is endearing that most pet owners say that when their furry friend is happy, they are happy too, and so many owners give their pets a lot of love to show their love. their appreciation”.

“This is new Scratch cards will give players the chance to win £50,000 from just a single £1 play, with 20p of each bet going directly to Blue Cross for Pets. ”

20 Ways Pets Will Be Romantic This Valentine’s Day

1. Treat them to your pet’s favorite food

2. Let them rub their belly and scratch their ears

3. Buy them a new toy

4. Let them sit on the sofa

5. Let them play with their favorite toy

6. Have a cuddle night before a movie together

7. Let them sleep in your bed

8. Take them on a long ‘romantic’ walk

9. Cook them a pet-friendly meal (use pet-friendly food)

10. Give them a pet massage

11. Put something on the TV that they seem to enjoy watching

12. Buy them a nice new necklace and pencil holder

13. Play music they seem to like

14. Give them a nice new bed

15. Take them to meet their loved ones

16. Order them for an expensive grooming session

17. Let them soak in the sea

18. Make a pet-friendly cake

19. Take them to meet their best friend

20. Arrange a pet photo/portrait session

Love pets? Check out these hilarious dog Snapchats that will make you howl with laughter.

If that wasn’t enough for you, check out this compilation we’ve done of hilarious poochie poses captured by their owners on Snapchat.

Plus one Photographer captured incredible photos of adorable dogs dancing in the air. More than half of pet owners plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day with their furry friends, survey reveals


PaulLeBlanc is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. PaulLeBlanc joined Dailynationtoday in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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